[cabfpub] Call for agenda items for call on April 28th
Moudrick M. Dadashov
md at ssc.lt
Wed Apr 27 18:34:54 UTC 2016
Good point, maybe we should have our own short style guide based on e.g.:
On 25/04/2016 11:22 PM, Alex Wight (awight) wrote:
> /[Resending w/o opaque-signed S/MIME]/
> Hi Dean et. al,
> I'd like to address a formatting issue I've run into several times
> while attempting to search for something within the Baseline
> Requirements or copying+pasting from the document.
> In the Baseline Requirements PDF document, unnecessary whitespace
> such as a tab character is introduced such that a couple of problems
> 1) Searching for certain terms within the document becomes extremely
> difficult and tedious. For example, I was searching for the exact
> verbiage around an "Internal Name" and I typed "Internal" into the
> search box which yielded 25 results. Appending a space character
> narrowed the results down to 8, yet none of them were Internal Name.
> Appending an "N" reduced the results to zero. Only after manually
> scrolling to the definitions and hunting down the line for Internal
> Name did I copy and paste it into the search field to see what was
> happening. If one searches for "Internal Name" (there's two tab
> characters between the words there) results in only the one instance
> of this in the definitions section but it doesn't find the instance
> within the doc that makes use of the term. To find that, one has to
> search for "Internal Name" (only one tab between the words this time),
> which produces the results I was initially seeking.
> 2) Copying and pasting to quote verbiage becomes a formatting
> nightmare too. For example, when copying and pasting the text from
> section 18.104.22.168f, one gets this (no modification on my part): "/f.
> This snippet contains 25 tab characters (!) which, needless to say,
> makes beautifying this text an exercise in tedium when conveying it
> outside of its original PDF format.
> Anyway, I'm not sure it needs to take up any time on the call, but
> it's an administrative item that I feel needs addressing somehow.
> -Alex Wight
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> <Dean_Coclin at symantec.com <mailto:Dean_Coclin at symantec.com>>
> Date: Monday, April 25, 2016 at 1:19 PM
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> Subject: [cabfpub] Call for agenda items for call on April 28th
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